Raul Midon On Mountain Stage

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22 min 14 sec

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Set List

  • “Invisible Chains”
  • “Bonnie’s Song”
  • “When You Call My Name”
  • “Moment To Moment”
  • “Suddenly”

Raul Midon is American singer-songwriter and guitarist originally from New Mexico. Blind since an incubator accident at birth, Midon creates a cascading sound with his guitar technique, mouth trumpet and Stevie Wonder-like voice. He even incorporates bongos during one piece, much to the delight of the audience gathered in Morgantown, W. Va., for this episode of Mountain Stage.

Midon worked as a session player and toured with Shakira before making the move to New York to pursue his own artistic direction. Songs performed here can be heard on Midon's latest album, Synthesis.

This Mountain Stage performance was originally published Oct 26, 2010.



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